Project Description

Office Administration

5M-Business Faculty

PLSS Code: 283660
Coordinator:Miriam Monahan

If you aspire to a career as an Office Administrator, PA or Receptionist, then our Office Administration course will give you the skills you need for your career.

You will focus on the technical skills and understanding of these roles, including the essential ‘soft skills’ and professional attitudes that these careers expect. The course includes in-depth training in essential office software, including bookkeeping, spreadsheets and word. In addition, you will explore customer interactions in a wide range of situations, and develop the skills to be a first-class administrator.

This grounding in up-to-date business and inter-personal skills will support your progression to a wide range of careers and further study options.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Learn essential practical IT on up-to-date systems
  • ‘Hands on’ experience of customer-facing work
  • Highly experienced office administration team
  • Opportunities for business links
  • Participate in field trips and visits
  • Excellent progression routes, including our own Level 6

Course Content

  • Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised
  • Customer Service
  • Information & Administration
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Text Production
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Administrator
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerical Officer
  • Customer Service Agent
  • PA
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Secretary
  • Receptionist
  • Text Producer

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Office Administration 5M1997

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Apply before 29 April 2020 for the opportunity of an early interview, Early interviews normally take place in May.

Apply before August 2020 for a later interview. An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.